Women's Week 2018

Open House Party: 

Step Out of the Ordinary: Discover You!

Sunday    October 7    4:30-6 pm 


Follow the yellow brick road to The Red Shoes. Discover that the joy, peace, balance and fulfillment you seek, are within – just click your heels and experience the opportunities that await you within our supportive and inclusive community. Explore the magic: program samplings, guided meditation, creative activities and delicious delicacies. Welcome to our oasis where mind, body and spirit are nurtured.

Bring a friend NEW to the Red Shoes and you each will receive $10 Off your next program.

No Fee


Who Doesn't Need a Miracle? 
Monday    October 8    7-8:30 pm 


Experience A Course in Miracles, a powerful, life-changing 365 day study suggesting a path to universal love and peace. The Course includes 12 exercises on raising awareness of love’s presence and healing relationships through forgiveness. The Course combines spiritual inspiration with a psychological understanding of belief and defense systems and perception. Attend this introductory gathering to open your heart.


Facilitated by Nic Ourso inspired student of The Course.


Food for Thought… Volunteer

Tuesday    October 8     10 am-12 pm

Location: 10600 South Choctaw Dr.

(Fraenkel Center)

No one should go hungry. Our community needs you! Join The Red Shoes caring team at the Greater Baton Rouge Food Bank. Make new friends while sorting food to prepare for distribution. Your 2 hours makes a huge difference. 

 Wear closed-toe shoes / No Fee


Read Your Lips! Nourish Them, Too. 
Tuesday    October 9    6:30-8 pm 


Did you know your lips can show you clues to your general health? In this dynamic class we will be learning a few tips on reading the lips for clues to health as well as demonstrating how to make your own lip balm from easy skin-nourishing ingredients. Participants go home with a handout of recipes and a small tin of freshly made lip balm.


Facilitated by Megan Assaf, BFA, LA- LMT #7999; WildRose Wellness Arts, INC.



Mustard Seeds & Water Lines

Wednesday    October 10    6:30-8 pm


Author Talk - The flood of 2016 is the inspiration for this memoir by a local author, "The water may have receded from our yard, but it continued to close in on my soul, threatening to drown me…” Join us to hear about the writing process, the experiences and the woman behind this powerful story of faith rediscovered.


Facilitated by Karen Milioto, local author.  

No Fee


Dreams: Discover What Lies Below the Surface
Thursday     October 11     10:30 am-12 pm


Have you wondered how to make sense of your dreams? Dream work opens the door to an understanding of your true nature: your life, values and relationships. Discover the significance of the images in your dreams. Guided meditation will lead us to a discussion of the messages that come from your subconscious. Receive a dream journal and begin writing in it today.


Facilitated by Joan McCaskill, Spiritual Director, MA.



Scepter of the Soul

Friday     October 12     10:30 am-12 pm


Create a symbol of your sovereignty, your feminine power to create what you want for yourself and for the world. Choose images symbolic of your essence and your dreams and then carefully craft them onto your collaged, Scepter of the Soul. Leave with a unique and beautiful reminder of your power as a woman. Instruction & supplies provided. Bring bling just for fun.

Facilitated by Pam Arnold, collage artist enthusiast.



Transformation Through Sound:

Yoga With Bowls

Saturday     October 13     1:30 pm-3 pm

“The resonance of the bowls seems to grow our interior spaces.”


Enter a peaceful space of vibrational calming tones in this gentle yoga class. The therapeutic power of crystal bowls guides us as we leave the noise of life and access a sacred place of tranquility. The tones of the bowls enrich guided yoga and meditation: sense your body harmonizing with the vibrations. All levels welcome.

Facilitated by Daniel Collins, Clayfire LLC, & Tina Ufford, Certified Yoga Instructor.



Open Mic Poetry & Music

Saturday     October 13     7-8:30 pm

Celebrate the best of the arts in Baton Rouge! Enjoy a night of unique creative offerings: poetry and music to stir your heart and soul. Join our audience to experience this tapestry of talent. Stay for coffee and desserts. Musicians, singers and poets: Share your favorite works in this appreciative, supportive “coffeehouse” setting. Call early to reserve your 5-minute spot.